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Inspired by Great Canal Journeys? Explore India’s waterways first hand!

National treasures Timothy West and Prunella Scales recently embarked on an ambitious exploration of India’s waterways as part of Channel 4’s ‘Great Canal Journeys’ series.
Part one, aired last Sunday 18th June, saw them take to the extraordinary backwaters of Kerala, a one thousand mile network of palm-fringed lakes and rivers banked by rice paddies. Part two, showing this Sunday 25th at 9pm, sees them leaving the canals behind to explore the mighty Brahmaputra river.
You too can experience the delights of this fascinating part of the world on a 9 night cruise & land stay from India tour operator, Far Horizons of India – with 10% off a Brahmaputra cruise when you book before 31st July 2017:
Kolkata & Downstream Brahmaputra river cruise
2 nights in 4* accommodation in Kolkata, followed by 7 nights aboard the M.V Mahabaahu.
Departing 25th January 2018. Priced from £2599pp based on 2 adults sharing.*
The rarely-navigated Brahmaputra has a remarkable history, having played an important role in the export of Assam tea to Britain. From its source in southwest Tibet, the wild and often unpredictable Brahmaputra runs 1,800 miles through the Himalayas, across the Assam basin and down towards Bangladesh, eventually meeting with India’s holiest river, the Ganges.
Far Horizon has been delighting adventurous travellers for nearly 25 years with a selection of Brahmaputra river cruises – travelling both up and downstream.
Each cruise can be combined with pre or post-cruise visits to exotic cities including Kolkata, Delhi, Agra & Jaipur, as well as with a journey through the Kerala Backwaters, just like the one enjoyed by Tim and Pru! Some itineraries also include land stays in Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
To book call us today on 01954 232802 or email [email protected]

*Lead-in fare is based on 2 adults sharing a superior cabin without balcony sailing downstream on 28th January 2018. Price includes economy flights from London (regional flights available on request), hotels where indicated & non UK transfers. Offers advertised applicable for new bookings only – Price is subject to availability and change.
Photo: MV Mahabaahu

 

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